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Old May 25th, 2004, 07:33 AM
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Default changing values in a column on a databound datagri

Hi,

Could some1 please tell me what the best way is to adjust the value of
a column in my databound datagrid (in ASP.NET)

For example my database returns the values 1,2 and 3 in the column
Priority. But 1,2 and 3 actually represent "Low", "Medium" and "High".
So instead of a column filled with 1,2,3's I want a column filled with
Low,Medium,High's. How do I do that??

Can (should) this be done in my C# code, or do I have to adjust my
stored procedure on which the datagrid is based?

thanks!
 
Old May 25th, 2004, 07:47 AM
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My suggestion would be to modify the database side of this. That way you don't need to mess with the application code and if this is in a stored procedure, it's the same for any other consumer of the data. If you are using MSSQL, this is pretty easy, just add in a CASE into your select:

SELECT CASE Priority WHEN 1 THEN 'Low' WHEN 2 THEN 'Medium' WHEN 3 THEN 'High' END AS Priority ...

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